KKK and Birth of a Nation

Birth of a Nation 1915 and the KKK

Film that glorified the KKK - highlighted as Saviours

Portrayed AAs in negative light.

Some felt sympathetic for the AAs, however millions joined the KKK movement

Riots broke out in many cities eg Boston and Philadelphia, other areas such as Chicago denied the release.

Gangs of white men attacked black people, a black…


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